parish

  1. a local church community
  2. the local subdivision of a diocese committed to one pastor

parish

originally an ecclesiastical division, a district under one pastor enjoying full possession of all the rights of a parochial church, including the district
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Parish

A parish is a church territorial unit constituting a division of a diocese. A parish is under the pastoral care and clerical jurisdiction of a parish priest, who might be assisted by one or more curates, and who operates from a parish church. Historically, a parish often covered the same geographical area as a manor (whilst still being defined by ...
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parish

originally an ecclesiastical division, a district under one pastor enjoying full possession of all the rights of a parochial church, including the district
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PARISH

the smallest unit of English local government, usually governed by the vestry, and appoints officers such as churchwardens, scavengers and overseers of the poor. (This fairly standard definition, however, is somewhat oriented to lowland southern England where parishes were compact and frequently consisted of a single village; it should be noted th...
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parish

(from the article `Louisiana`) Local self-government in Louisiana followed the Virginia system of county government. The parish (county), the municipality, and the special district ...
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parish

(from the article `United Kingdom`) ...government, each with its own responsibilities, whereas other areas have only a single tier or two tiers. Throughout England, parish and town ... Parish and town councils form the lowest tier of local government in England. Parishes are civil subdivisions, usually centred on a village or small ... ...
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Parish

(Latin: parochus) is a stable community of the faithful within a diocese headed by a bishop, whose pastoral care has been entrusted to a parish priest (Latin: pastor), under the authority of the bishop. It is the primary constituent unit of a diocese.Most parishes are territorial parishes, which comprise all Catholics living within a defined geogra...
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parish

[n] - the local subdivision of a diocese committed to one pastor 2. [n] - a local church community
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Parish

• (n.) In Louisiana, a civil division corresponding to a county in other States. • (n.) An ecclesiastical society, usually not bounded by territorial limits, but composed of those persons who choose to unite under the charge of a particular priest, clergyman, or minister; also, loosely, the territory in which the members of a congregation...
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parish

noun a local church community
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Parish

[administrative division] A parish is an administrative division used by several countries. In parts of the British Isles it is known as a civil parish to distinguish it from the ecclesiastical parish. ...
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Parish

[Catholic Church] In the Roman Catholic Church, a parish (Latin: parochus) is a stable community of the faithful within a Particular Church, whose pastoral care has been entrusted to a parish priest (Latin: pastor), under the authority of the diocesan bishop. It is the lowest ecclesiastical subdivision in the Catholic episcopal polity, and ...
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Parish

[Church of England] The parish with its local parish church is the basic unit of the Church of England. The parish within the Church of England structure has its roots in the Roman Catholic Church and survived the Reformation largely untouched. Church of England parishes are currently each within one of 44 dioceses divided between the provi...
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Parish

[Denmark] A parish (sogn) in Denmark is an ecclesiastical community (parish). Danish parishes originated in the Middle Ages. Beginning in 1645, Danish pastors were required to maintain a parish register, which in modern times has become a valuable tool for genealogical research. Until the municipal reform of 1970, sogns were an administrati...
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Parish

Par'ish adjective Of or pertaining to a parish; parochial; as, a parish church; parish records; a parish priest; maintained by the parish; as, parish poor. Dryden. Parish clerk . (a) The clerk or recording officer of a parish . (b) ...
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Parish

Par'ish noun [ Middle English parishe , paresche , parosche , Old French paroisse , parosse , paroiche , French paroisse , Latin parochia , corrupted from paroecia , Greek ..., from ... dwelling beside or near; para` beside ...
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parish

1. That circuit of ground committed to the charge of one parson or vicar, or other minister having cure of souls therein. The same district, constituting a civil jurisdiction, with its own officers and regulations, as respects the poor, taxes, etc. ... Populous and extensive parishes are now divided, under various parliamentary acts, into smaller e...
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Parish

1) An area served by a particular church; an ecclesiastical district. 2) In Louisiana, the governmental equivalent of a county.
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Parish

a district supporting its own established church and minister. Parish records are an invaluable archive source. The National Statistical Account is based on parish records, and the statutory lists are still compiled on the basis of parish boundaries. see heritors
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20935

parish

A parish is a group of Catholics who belong to the same church community.
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Parish

A particular community of believers that is stably constituted in a particular church, whose pastoral care is entrusted to a priest, under the authority of the diocesan bishop
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Parish

A specific community of believers, commonly but not always defined geographically, whose pastoral and spiritual care is guided by a priest or other leader appointed by a bishop.
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Parish

a specific community of the Christian faithful within a diocese which has its own church building and is under the authority of a priest who is responsible for providing the faithful with ministerial service. Most parishes are formed on a geographic basis, but they may be formed along national or ethnic lines.
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Parish

a stable community of the faithful within a particular diocese whose pastoral care and responsibility is given by the bishop to a priest as pastor
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